Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Photo: Kunming China, by Patrick Giblin

February 2, 2018

Amid Debt Crisis, HNA Faces Questions About Ownership

After going on a major overseas spending spree in recent years, China’s HNA Group is now facing a debt crisis as lingering questions over its ownership structure have complicated its foreign deals. HNA started as Hainan Airlines but grew into a major conglomerate that includes interests in real estate, tourism, finance, and other industries. The company is currently the largest

February 2, 2018

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